Lake Orion, MI

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Living in Lake Orion

Lake Orion is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,161 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Lake Orion is the 285th largest community in Michigan.

Lake Orion real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Lake Orion house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Lake Orion is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake Orion is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Orion who work in management occupations (14.68%), sales jobs (11.01%), and office and administrative support (9.16%).

Also of interest is that Lake Orion has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Lake Orion is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lake Orion’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Lake Orion are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.15% of adults in Lake Orion have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lake Orion in 2010 was $43,487, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,948 for a family of four.

Lake Orion is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lake Orion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Orion residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lake Orion include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Lake Orion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.